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How to replace mayonnaise: The 5 best salad dressings

Iryna MelnichenkoLS Food
Dietary salad dressing
Dietary salad dressing. Source: gettyimages.com

To be completely confident in the health and safety of salad dressings, it is best to prepare them yourself, especially since you will spend a minimum of time and ingredients.

Nutritionist Svitlana Fus shared 5 recipes for delicious dietary dressings for different salads on Instagram, and some are even suitable for meat and fish.

1. Italian dressing

Italian dressing with basil and lemon

Ingredients:

  • juice of one lemon
  • olive oil - 2-3 tsp
  • basil - a bunch
  • salt - a pinch

Method of preparation:

  1. Mix olive oil and lemon juice, add salt and chopped basil.

2. Vegan mayonnaise

Vegan gas station

Ingredients:

  • juice of one lemon
  • avocado - 1 pc.
  • ground black pepper - 10 g
  • garlic - 1 clove
  • salt - a pinch
  • olive oil - 4 tbsp. 

Method of preparation:

  1. Chop the garlic, mash the avocado with a fork, add olive oil, season well with salt and pepper, pour lemon juice, and the sauce is ready.

3. Mexican dressing

Spicy dressing

Ingredients:

  • lime juice - 3 tsp.
  • olive oil - 3 tbsp.
  • cilantro - 1 tsp.
  • hot pepper - 10 g
  • salt - to taste

Method of preparation:

Mix lime juice with olive oil, chop hot pepper and cilantro, mix well, and add a little salt.

4. Pesto sauce

Pesto sauce is prepared in 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • olive oil - 8 tbsp.
  • juice of half a lemon
  • garlic - 1 clove
  • a handful of pine nuts
  • salt - to taste
  • a bunch of basil

Method of preparation:

  1. Chop the garlic and basil, add olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and finally add the nuts.

5. Asian sweet and sour dressing

Sweet and sour dressing for salads

Ingredients:

  • honey - 1 tsp.
  • soy sauce - 2 tsp.
  • sesame oil - 4 tbsp.
  • juice of 1 lime
  • a handful of sesame seeds

Method of preparation:

  1. Mix honey with soy sauce and sesame oil, add lime juice, and sesame seeds, and mix well.

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